A Camping Checklist For Ever Nature Lover

Tripoto
19th Feb 2015
Photo of A Camping Checklist For Ever Nature Lover by Ruchika Makhija
Photo of A Camping Checklist For Ever Nature Lover by Ruchika Makhija

Camping is an ideal recreational activity, a chance to experience what nature has to offer and an opportunity bond with family and friends. It’s cheap, simple and a lot of fun. The right gear and the equipment makes all the difference, so here is a bespoke camping checklist for all the adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers.

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Tents and Bedding

With a plethora of bedding options that are available, it is best to choose the one that inflates easily and packs small. While narrowing down on the size of tent, it is advisable to keep in mind the number of people travelling and the kind of space that each one needs. Keeping that in mind below is the camping checklist:

  • Sheets/blankets
  • Pillow
  • Air mattress/sleeping pad/cot/tarp
  • Air pump
  • Repair kit for air mattress
  • Utility bags for storage
  • Axe/hammer
  • Shade tarp/poles/rope/stakes
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground cloth/tarp
  • Tent ( for 2 person/3 person or more)

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Accessories

 Camping will make you spend the nights in remote places away from luxurious comforts of home. Little things can matter most when out in wilderness.  Trailer tent owners generally find plenty of comforts within the unit, however tent campers may want to carry a few extra things, so here goes a camping checklist for them. 

  • Scissors
  • Watch
  • Hand wipes
  • Small sewing kit             
  • Flash light, extra batteries
  • Camp chairs
  • Sunglasses
  • Hammock
  • Compass/GPS 
  • Fire wood
  • Whistle
  • Pocket knife
  • Plastic grocery bags
  • Rope/clothes line
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Garbage bags
  • Shovel
  • Match box
  • Sun-hat
  • Rain gear
  • Mirror
  • Umbrella
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fire extinguisher

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Food items and Utensils

There is nothing more satisfying than a steaming meal while roughing up on a camping trip. Care should be taken to preserve the perishable foods. Some campers are satisfied with trail mix and dried fruits, but here is a camping checklist if you want a little more than that:

  • Plates,forks,knifes
  • Can opener
  • Dish washing detergent
  • Ice cooler
  • Cereal
  • Jelly/jam
  • Bread/bagels
  • Spice kit
  • Herbs
  • Bottled/canned beverages
  • Energy food (bars, gels, trail mix)
  • Chocolate/sweets
  • Powdered Cooking oil/spray
  • Coffee
  • Cooking
  • Camp stove

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Personal

Most first timers do extensive research about the things to carry, but most often they forget to carry personal essentials and that can be a dampener. To avoid that here is the basic camping checklist:

  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Comb/razor
  • First aid box
  • Personal medication
  • Swimming gear
  • Cell phone
  • Portable cell phone charger       

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Entertainment 

Camping is an enjoyable experience, it is like befriending nature. So here is camping checklist of the fun stuff which will make this idyllic experience a truly magical one. 

  • Fishing gear/license/bait
  • Radio
  • Musical instruments/song books
  • Books and magazine
  • Board games
  • Sound dock
  • Two way walkie talkie
  • Card games/toys/games for kids
  • Whistle
  • Binoculars 
  • Telescope for star gazing

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Whilst keeping the above camping checklist in mind, it is essential to take weather appropriate clothing and various documentation and permits which may be required. One thing amiss in the above camping checklist is water, so carry as much as you can. Last but not the least, do not forget to carry the camera and camcorder to capture the beautiful and surreal memories which will last a lifetime.

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Rohini Narayan
yes,, can you post some adventure camping places
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Rohini Narayan
yes,, can you post some adventure camping places
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Srikanth Mudiganty
what about adventure camping places in india?
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nice
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Srikanth Mudiganty
what about adventure camping places in india?
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